GSFs depress the activity of collagenase, the enzyme that degrades collagen, and have tonic effects on the capillaries and veins.
GSFs have been shown by some studies to be the protective agents in wine that provide wine-drinking populations with a conspicuously low incidence of heart problems, in spite of diets rich in saturated fats and cholesterol.
GSFs have been shown to reduce LDL cholesterol oxidation while inhibiting the superoxide-generating enzyme, xanthine oxidase.
A water extraction method of concentrating the grape seeds assures that no solvent residues remain after processing.
One capsule provides:
French Grape Seed Extract (BioVin) 50 mg
47.5 mg of Oligomeric Proanthocyanidins
Procyanidol index* 84
Cyanidin index* 108
Polyphenol index* 118
Total polyphenols** 46%
Cathechins and proanthocyanidols 18%
Resveratrol >463 ppm
* based on Indena’s 100-point scale
** measured by Folin-Ciocalteau method
Suggested use for adults:
One capsule, twice daily, or as directed.